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A few of those 25,0OO-vote special coupons will come in mighty handy toward the end of the Herald contest.
lie ttnlb be shoved in- in the Herald con tent come easy while the race is to the vortex if the allies have the strength to push. young. Better hustle. MEMBER ASSOCIATED PRESS Tnsm'NK-cirruucw. ..l Id, Ho. ALBUQUERQUE, N. M., TUESDAY, APRIL 80, 1915. TUB v.ytu tir. 1 VOTES i NAMED COMPANY OF G. R. I. & P. Federal District Court, After Admission of General Coun sel That Concern is Insol vent, Takes Charge of It. EX-SECRETARY OF WAR ONE OF MEN SELECTED Application of American Steel Foundries Company, Based on Claim of $17,000, Basis for Action. Chicago, April 20 The Chhsao, Ho. k Inland and NMe Hallway com. puny Ml pluced in the hands of rc i Ivafl io Judge Parp tgr'a branch of the lulled Ntatea district court here today. The stock dropped un i . . . 1 1 , 1 r on th New Vork slock exchange The company admitted na inability to meet mora than lr,09,uu0 in short t-rni ii u - und ulhar .ligations ! between now and Ma, nral and tlio i oun appointed II I Mudm, prca. dent of the com pan y and Jacob M. m ainann, ormtr hj rclary of war, r, i , ivers. Application for the rccicrshlp wu made uy the America.! cHeci Koundrlts company. hlh has t laim of tl'.HOu against the del, nil ant. A. C. Kldgcway, vlc0 president, of the railway company, anil W. f, Dickinson, itB general attorney, ap peared In murt. Answering the pti lion. Hldgewuy stated that a receiver hlp was the heat inen:is of prole turn creditors, bond and stockholders and ollaleral interests. The railway . ompally waa the basic property In the formation of the Rink Ixlan I ' i.nipuiii "in h I aalil tfall to Uo diuppi u flnsiv It, .-.,. .,, , it,, fill nt pre i Hi. Itu k island and I'mllt Uulll ..id com pany, which actually operated the road. It ha been In the hamix of a r, . cii.r appointed in New Vmk to a considerable a&rlod. Iiuiulry of the legul deparlment of llo load .c to tin- .iihcni Mi.ua, ..i tlx Hock Hluiid company, whl h In turn owned all of the stock ,,r the railroad company, eliuted the reply: "Il seems to Ii im- dinp peau d. Ita ooly asset Wuh the railroad company, tin mimI n win h droppeii to a dol lar or ao, and Itn lute can be linugin ed lth ai h aaaeta." The 1,111 filed B) the minority slock. In. Id, i., mcsIiik 11 iiilun lion alleged that the rnllWayi debts aicirrcMittvd IIH.SMrSM, It waa alaled fuither that l hi atock ol the toiiipuny, which i old in 19(11 at 114, ha.- sold as .,w as 1 a aharc. Il was stilted Hint I ho did Mi Ml inlereata wen- sill! in lontrol. Htock holder of the . ullway com liany held their annual iiiccIiiih here A jiru I J lam alter a teller i , ouri hud denied to enjoin the met linn on pe tition of counsel for minoilly stock h.ddcrx. Humors ol apparently an Identic hi mm at the lini,. were . ur n nt thai the company was inolieiit. With reference to the finiin lal management of the property, coiield eruble tcsllinoiy uiliodu id ln months ago In the course of the urbl- trail f the aire ilcinan I ol the Piemen and engineers of western railroada. MT, J. Lnut k, a statistician employed lj the men. In an exlntill, MM; The mail tame under eonlrol of tin; M brothers and lianlel U. MM in ISI, At that UNM ocaan the Ulsslpiil ion ! the ureal .-eo;lr'e of the i iminiiiy as well as the munipnla UN of Ha aecuntlea ny win h ilic Hock Island uml the Chit. mo. Hoik Inland uml I'.n ilp- llailrtiad t umpaliy Were launched. Tin total aiimuni of in t il ions en pit a Hsu t ion ml Hi ttlinli the ruilwa. company is :io burdened U enoi iiiiiua." relluon lor a recelM i for the "lii ' .IK". Hoik Island and I'.t III. Hill any i umpany was filed In the t'nilid HUM dthtrh-'t tou.t here today by the Ann Hi an Hit e Knumiries compali;, . The i. I in i i i.i i niiipu.iy la the np- rratlaa tiorpofjUoai which, acouFdJnfl I,. inr..iiiunion ifitinetl ai the gent nil orlltea. hit never before been named In su.-h t suit. Hairh M. Hhuw. of counsel for the Ann., ati fflctl Kountlrles eo.npany, Utttl to JutlRe i ar. cnlcr Hint the Hack Island hail admitted Ita Inabil ity to meet otiliKatlonH and thul fa tin- in in in of (tot kholdem, bondhol l t is and other t redllors hi client was in .nr. I in ask for a receiver. Jndae I'uipeiiter asaed why th hnmlhiilderH ha I not made the appli cation Instead of the foundries hiii pnii. , .Hid the lawyer explained that I Mil, far lite company has not de faulted mi it. interest on bonds. An exhibit piesemed at the unite arbitration pin eednms of h i ii lall.osds here nave the ownership o.' the properly Hnolved In the suit na reUoajtt The t'hleiiiio. Itia k Inland anil I'a , in.- railroad is eoMralka by the llu k Island . unman, through ownership of the entire mplHI stm k. The t'hlraio. Kick Island ami Pacific railway la RECEIVERS FOR OPERATING merica Has Persistent Rumors Rome Foretell Early Peace Home, April JH -Within llu. last 5 hours there have n risen i RaMM lierslslent reports that the arave In lernntltmul ifueallona i onlrontinK Italy may he aolvetl in the near fu ture h what at Nret eight aeema al iii.nl Incredible, the loneluslnn of Kent nil peace in Kurope at n not dis tant dale. While theae report are Intangible uml cannot nt praeent be ascribed to a definite sou no, they ncv.-rt helve re refler-ied In hlch tfuarters and thy are ctven heed by careful ob aervers of International poiitli s. flotla Is IwlnR retarded with mm h inter!. i rf- .ts arc belna made by represenlallvee of the belligerents I" BATTLE FOR HILL NO. 60 OF MUCH E Claims of Teutons and Allies Fail to Agree. But That Conflict is Decisive One is Evidenced Widely. IsMafnn. April t (1:11 p. in. I AI thouiih the iermiiii t hums on the ) hand uml Uu- Hrltish and Krem h n iht other aie dliimetriinlly oppo i tl III the matter of the i. income of the battle tor Hill No. an. southeast of Vpres. gnd near the inothtrn ixnem lly of the llritlsh lines, the tacts at ha ad indicate trust thus cogugeinant waa the .inpor! - fit along the Itlltb h front Mine ilie buttle f Neuve baptllt and that n pcfhap.i tim0m MM txpeited general Hrltish atllvlty in riiiudcrs The Llrltawti whfiher at mw they In. bl all the ground gallled. Ulliliillhl fill) still domiiiale a part of i&un f .rtlridgi a line ol hills running southeast of Vn. aptl man. link the naiil nolo Vprea to Menlli The loaaa In Ibis flgbiing have not lain announ'eil Judging from dlspnti-hcn fenibing I ion they have been t onsltlrriibb' i. u both side. The Ruawlana contlntied la hold their firm grip on the main , hit in of the t 'arpai hi ins. but news of aU tic iatV at In n 1 1 iti this urun.i of the lighting Is I it king. PRISON OFFICIALS ROBERTS ETALS bSA'fii worth, Knn.. AJrll f tlcliila at the l ulled Stales pi nllcn tlaiy wen. busy today planning Hie assignment,, to work in the piison of I tin- lweni-om men who arrived yes terday to mite terms In . mini I cm with the Tern llaule eleiimn con spiracy cum-s. I liepuly Wjidtn BMMM tiilil he pet tetl t.. setnl In, nil M Hohcita, th miiMir. In the office of the superin tendent ol t tiiislriii-t inn to become an in licnnis Shen, the Khcriff, will enter the prison blacksmith 'shop, while Judge i:h Hetlmnn, be lt a use of his knowledge of the law, I will If unsigned lo the office of the 1 1 i ortl clerk. VWVtnS,nlAnlSSSSAIWWWV controlled ny the lUlliiapu, Ho. k Inland and Pai'lftc rait'oml ilirntnih eWsVaf. ship ol '.i.'i.'js pi r t int ol the apilal stm k. The railway company filed ah ansiM'r cuiisentiiiH to the a.tlon re iiuealctl ii) I he foundries torn pa n) and .luilae Carpenter iinuount'ed that Pe would hold In,- in. lilt l uu ler ad i isenieut uatl) this iiftrl'llnon II. I'. Muilge. president of the rail way compali). "i'l J M Dnklnson, former sec ratify of war. were ap pointed re ivcr. A. C. Ithlgewui. vpc prcsl'leit ol the railway i olllpall) . and W h' III' k Inanii. Ha general attorney, were ia court. Both admitted that the otn- : an) is insolvent Mn.it term note .iKKieH.it nig t . uOll. tin il sre tluc Mm tlrst. and It la said that there are nl In r obligation,, in, lulling a claim of I IS. l, mail by the foii-idrles com pany. The i 'hp ago, Hoi k Island, a. id I'a- lilt Itailroad company, owner of nearly all of Ilic slock ol the railway i-oinpuny. has been in the hands of a receiver appointed in New York (or some time. Thai tlte railway I um pany also fit.d a receivership was strongly Intimated at the meeting of - lot kin. tin i Indd here April 11, laat. MPORTANC PLAN IRK FOR Noble Mission Nations of Europe When Conflict Ends Is Belief of Wilson Afloat In Induce Kin Ferdinand lo announce , hi decision The Importance of th 'altitude of llulaurlu la reeoanlaed I fully In Home Hhould she side with the Teutonic allies II Would be dlffl- jcull fot i;. mi. .in., to make war upon Austria-II miliary, for she Mould then he subjected to attack by lltilrriu a welt a by Turkish troops t online" through Hulaarlun territory. in this tonnectton a prominent dlpl-'mat said today: " Mice more is the fate of the llal kitns in the hand of Bulgaria In deed, thia time her decinbtn may have great a . igbi 1,11 i hi general dt veloptnent of the war." RAILROADS OFFER NO OBJECTIONS TO EQUITABLE TAX RAISE Judge Bledsoe, Counsel for Santa Fe, Says Companies Want Only Proportionate Addition All Along Line. WILKERSUW URGES THAT LOCAL INCREASE BE KEPT Attorney for County and City Asks Tax Board to Retain $600,000 Addition to A. T. & S. F. Assessment. HM1a IHnSnffttli In I inning Herald.) Santa Ke, St, M.. Aprl! 10. Th state tux t tt in m maio , met this inorn ing Hi Ha set out! session for the pur pose of hearing the ruilroads uml . lie. . urporat Imi, on whose properi lei. latin uu rca -t .-. have been made in atiual wilue for the purposes of thu assossmein for the fourth flmal year. The morning session waa It w, li d en tire!, to Inform i i stalvmenta by rt p i f.-ciit ii 1 1 1 n of the various ruilroads, the prtnclpul atu.lt uu nt being by JntlSi lal IJ. Illedsoc. Knnr.il ultorucy of the Hants Ke, who expressed whut seemed to be' the general acnllmenl of the rullroad representatives that the loutla ill make no objecttuua to any reaaunablo Increase in valuation pro vided proportionate Increases are made In all t la of piopertv. Mr. nittlsoc offeted lo place at the dis posal of the commission the entire InvesilgatltiK facilities of the Hautu Ke a lax department and express d re gret thai a laraer uppropt lalloii of BeontJS had not been made by the slate leg nihil ii. in order to give the . om m facilities for its work. Thomas J. Ntwklrk. .epres":.tlng tin Hoi k Island railroad, stated that hi riml, in ISM, paid Itl.ugu uxea on 111 mile oi road in this state while the net earnings of itiat mileage for the ;eur were fai.UUO. H. II. Harding, representing the Bl Paso anil Southwestern railroad, stat ed that his road mould muse no pro test it raises In valuations were made op all classes of property alike. Ho saui, hunt h i. Ilia' llu loutl was now paying a large part ot the taxes Hi the counties through which It oper ate" uloiig Its right of way und that slinc the passage of the county unit school tal bill. II will ne required M i a, I ikes in Uli-lli Is Hi which II did, hot update. K. W. Dobaon. of Al'nuiyueriiuc, up pound this in. 'i 11:114 for the American Lumber null any, making n general protesi against Hie assessment of th 1 alii mid 1. Ainu by Ihe company In its I1111. 1 1 lands jpoii the same basis us oil.. 1 inllroads are assessed. This am in.. 1,11 T. V Wllaeison, city attornr of A !luiiUt r.Uc. uppinr ed be for !e commission slating that lie represented I lie llelllulillo toUllty 1 ninintsalnnern and the city of Alhu iiWajM ami present!. iu arguments lu sustain the raise of ItHiu.OUU which ihe coininisslon has made on tne AI 1 1 11 nn 1 1 1 nt- terminals of the Huiita Ke. Mr. Wllkerson eatiniaied the grattas owned in tin Santa Ke. Itetween t'en- tral anil liohl avenue to M worth too. win without gay linMeinaj there nh; he said the Y. M. C. A. alt waa tallied at 1..0O". that the rallrna I owned the land on which the Cliar'.c, llfeld . i..ii.a i. I.. II. l'utny and tlroas-Kt lly in. had their ealab llshmeiils. He estimated Ihe property in 1 lie store house alone to he worth half a million dollars. At th Da) eluiilou or hla slalement the coiniiiis nc.ii passed a MMMHal lo give each Interest represented a private heating. Il probably wll require several days to hear Ihi iimrutlona' case. of Service to WILSON SAYS NEUTRALITY WILL GIVE Distinction Coming to United States Because of Self-Con-trol Daring Hostilities in Europe, is His Prediction to Newspapermen in Definition of Country's Status. POSITION OF AMERICA NOT MERE PETTY WISH TO KEEP OUT OF FIGHT Mastery of Self Far Greater Achievement, Asserts Na tion Executive. Than Suc HONORS cessfully Evading Involve- Western Freight Hate Hear ment in Difficulties of Other j ing Takes New Angle When Great Powers. New York, April 3 President Wilson in up address at tin- annual him boon of the Asaoelatetl Trees hen this afterntu gnu a definite statement of his plea of true neu trality and of ihe duties lh.it tfVOt upon America'-- , .nine, tinn with the Kiiropcnii war The president de- 1 land that the neutrality of Ihet I i t. 1 -I lies lias not a petty desire to keep out of tumble, heraiiee then was onlhlng an much greater to do than to fuht. A gnat dial Inct inn, he said, was comlna t.i the I'nlted Htnles the distinction of g nuil .n M air-i tnd end aelt-miislery. He said such a mil ion waa bound to play an Important pari in adjusting the uffalm of the world one the flghl ItiK ended. "We have no hampering ambl lioiii.," he ip t lan d; ' ne do not want 1 foot of anybody's territory. Isn't hip h a nation bound to lie free to aervc the other nation?" Th president was Introduced by I'rcHldoiii frank II Noma of ihe As sociated Cress and wna greeted with cheers "I am deeply gratified by the gen erous reception inn have accorded "'," he auld. "It makes mc look back with a touch of regret 1,, for mer m i asloiis when I have stood 111 this place and enjoyed a greater liberty than Is granted today. There hine iicct, time when I stood In this pot and said ith.it I nally thought and I pray Hud ihoae days of Indul gence niny be acenrded me again 1 Hut I hnic come here today, of course, eoinewliat rest rained hy a eensc of respoiimblllty that I cannot escape. For I take the Associated frees very seriously. I know Iht enormous part Unit you play in the affairs not only of this country hut or the world. You deal in the raw material of opinion 11111I. If my con victions hnve any validity, opinion Ittmaiali Koierns the world. "It is t lienfore of icry Sertoli things that I think as I face this hody of men I do not think of you. homier as member of the Associ ated Press 1 do not think of you as men of different parlies or of differ ent ia. lal dern . 1 one, or of different religious denomination. I want to talk to in 11 as in my fellow clilsen of the t Totted KtatOB, Km ihere are gariuiti things which, aa faUoaj .HI sens, we ought to consider. The limes behind 111 gentlemen. have been dilll. nil cii'. ugh; the titties be fore us are likely to be more dlftt- cult, because whatever may I" aald I 'o the queatloa. of the proposed ad ahoiit the piesent condition of lheinnce in freight rates. world's iiffalrs, 11 Is clear that they are drawiiii.' tannlly to a . limn 1 uml 111 Ihe 1 Umax the teat will angel 11 1 ' ' onli of the nation engaged In the'1"" present 1 olossnl struggle n will " OfJM foi then, of course bail th teat will come lu ua particularly. "fo in Ua that, roughly speaking, we are the only great na tion nt present disengaged 1 gin not speaking nl cnuree, with dispar agement of those grent iini least In Knrope which art not parlies 10 the present war. hut I am thinking ol their close neighborhood 1,. ,t "I am thinking, how, 1,1 thrift lllcs tun li more than ours ton : the Very heart a i l uff of the basilicas: "hereaa we Iiim rolling between us and tho-.. i i us a rose the water Ihree thousand miles of cool und si lent ocean Out atmosphere Is not yet charged with ihoae disturbing ele ment wh. i must he flt and must (Continued on Fagje Tvto.) Fulfill to Warrinz British Destroy Submarine to Prevent Capture By Turks London, April 1ft C 2; p. m i Th Hrltish admiralty announced official ly tialay 15 wa 1 h Ha ri nelle, by Hrltish picket boat. The admiralty note says "The submarine R-1K waa ground ed on Kephec point laat fhtturday. and appear to have been In danger of falling Into the enemy' hand In a sen Icea hie condition. Ureal ef fort were made hy the Tina to ae eure her. AHen.pt to d,rl;oy her by long range fire of ith-ships failed ' I 'urlng the night iff the llth two Picket boat that off th Triumph, under Lieutenant Commander Krte Hnblnaon. who commanded the ex pedition, nselated by Lieutenant Ar thur Itrooke Wbb, R. n It . and Mldahlpmnn John Woolley. and that of Hie Map silt under Lieutenant ONE FARMER OUT OFiVILLA FORTIFYING THREE PAYS FOR PRIVILEGE OF Question of Agricultural Earnings is Introduced. STARTLING STATEMENTS MADE BYU. S EXPERT E. J. Thompson, in Charge oi Division of Farm Economics Tells Commerce Commission Surprising Things. Chicago. April ft). Discussion of farm earnings waa anew angle which entered the western freight rate hearing today with the testimony oft K. J. Thompson, of the I titled Blates department nl agriculture Thomp son, who is in charge or the section of farm economic, told of data gal It erod hy federal olflclal in Indiana, Illinois and Iowa. He ler.tfiad that in thut dlstiu furoier out of 21 made our I2.U0M a year after de liu tini; ill expenses slid Lie per cent on Hie actual Investment. "tine farmer out of every three Oft :7S farm considered in the Ihr stales," said Thompson, "paid for the privilege of working his farm." Ills gtat knics on reined farms gave the uieriiae yearly earnliiga of a ten ant farmer as f7' a year. The ng urea applied lo 'J4 7 tenant farms, und he testified that the owners of the i'4 7 fur ms revelled an average net re turn of 3.U ui cent 011 the property Illusion nt nftti allowing lor lagea and tnauiuiice. The cost of growing an acre ot corn was placed hy Ihe witness ul I2M.SU for un average yield of ii bushels o the ucro. luiaed on the uctuul aelllng price offered to the farmer after har vest,' aaid Thompaon, "the fanner received only two mllla profit un buahel of torn. The coat of raising a buahel of oata, figured on actual data from &77 uirea, waa 4.t vnt and the average price rclved tor out was SKc u buahel, a loan of 11.1 tent a bushel. "There is no profit in raising oata," aid Ihe witness 'Thai crop has r be grown uy ihe laruiur to prtseriv the rotation of i rnag." 'oiinael for ihe railroad objected lo th- Introduction of the testimony on the ground thut it waa Irrelevant Arguing f". the submission ,,( the farm earnings testimony. Clifford r Ihe western statu d thai ua the rail- loads had ressaledlj brought In the intstiuli of "What ihe truffle Would bear," in their petition of the caae, Un c idence mi Uu lui m earning was material. "We ontend " he said, "that If the business of farming ia unprofit able and ylelda n lower return than nihei iiiiiiisHie. p haa a bearing he n Uununlaatoaor Dtutiala ruled that the 1.1,1.., 11 o,id be re. . , .1 spn.i',1 iiilbi, IHicI IliH.rttd ram April 2 (via l.ninloii. I p m i Thi rifti, n war efflce this a ternoon gau- mi progrcrs o report ou whl. Il lend "Thre hav been pat spirited attilld t hange m H helms ami the rgonn: then, is no news t give out LABORING Claude Oodwin. both manned by vol- III. leer aithma rill. heavy 1 rounds, only a a ware, subjected to a totaled ai over 201 'ort No. t, which was undred yards distant, f small mum at short Ithstandlng this th lorpodoed and ren The Majesties picket 1 and sunk, inn the uhinng-lne w dared useless ot wa ho crew waa saved by and the only casual) who died of wounds A dispatch from Constantinople by way of Merlin, received Hunday. aald that the llritlsh suhmarlae K-lfi had run ashore In the Dardanelles while rec.innolnterrng. she waa shelled hy a Turkish buttery, some of her crow killed or wounded and other taken prisoner by the Turk. AGUAS CALIENTES FOR A SIEGE Rebel Chieftain, Smarting from First Defeat, Aban dons Base at Irapuato and Prepares for Hard Fight. K! I'aso, Teg., April 20. General V'lllu was reported today us fortifying Agues Calient to make a stand tin 1 against lieneral ohregon's ad vance north nion the Meaican Cmn- ciul that Villa' th' eked ; report however, repo iirransa adMim-c hnd in 1 " 1 1 Hi I . 1 1 1 .i-i week ai ."aluman hi. Ihe first Htaliun south or Irapu ato. Wencrni Villa waa quoted by per aons arriving here as having stated hla I a sees at no more lhau 2.SUU, after hla aecond unaueceaaful aaault on Celaya. Detail of auhequent 'ighilna in which obregon took the aggressive have not been given In any official Mexican reports. Nothing hag ' 1 11 In. nil l.j I an. in., oliletal,, fi'.iin nhregon since hi report that he had left Celaya lo pursue the ret reel In Villa army. George C. farolher, state depart ment agent with General Villa, ar 1 neil he, . today lie krli Villa's headquarters on Friday and know nothing regarding Ihe fighting which oci usloiicil Villa s retreat III KItTt HMAWsllN trr ciii I'MtiM. nt i,i 111 ft Washington, April 20. Ofttolal dlapatt hes from Mexico today con tained nothing to indicate that fol lowers of General Huertn along the border wen- preparing to signalise in octal Villa's heavy defeat at Ce layu by beginning new revolt. De partment advices said Villa was pre paring to reorganise at Agnus trail eute for a nw attack on Obregon, the Oarraoja commandar. HKttlit.lA Wll.l. Ml Hi I II I I. II 11 W III t l DM. WaKhlliStiio Aorll VI, ..Tk. ..n w---e . - ...v 11111- tio.it Wheeling today waa ordered from Hiiuiitnnamu to relieve iin tut-1 tleshlp Georgia at Vera Crua. RUS8IANll8UlU5Tlir RECOUNTS SUCCESSES IN SEVERAL ARENAS I'etrograd. April 2t--(vla I ..lel.n 21 p. m.l Th Muaalan war office today gavn out the following account of operations at the I runt: "A vigorous attack by the Ger man on our positions east of Tele potaji and I'olen waa ic pulsed by rlfl fire and hand (reuadea. In the dt rectlon of ."in a hostile attack on the h'l'ght near t iravosll waa surceas. fnl at tin start but toward evcnlllK our troops made a eotihter-attnck a o el lailied "on the eastern nnaaanka chain. durim the eieslng of April II, we explicit I a mine above German me bomb thrower. ore MHM "'-Ii Saj Washington. April I poiiiln In kit l'ao ROOSEVELT TELLS STORY OF LIFE ON STAND IN BARNES CASE Ex-President Sketches Early Ristory, Political Career, Military Achievements and Executive Actions. BARNES' COUNSEL CALL BUT SINGLE WTTHES8 Former Bongh Ridor Admits He is Man Who Said What Plaintiff Ct.srges la Libel ous to Extant of $80,000. Ryracua. S T April t ---Theodore noovlt today wnt upon th witness stand lo defend himself In th. suit for alleged libel brought against him by William Barn. When Ihe coloael'a nam wee called he roe from hi seat at th tablo oa- cupled by hi counsel and amlllngly walked around to ihe wltaeo chatr. In reply to a qtMatlog, gat aavaj tie waa th man who mad th statement complained of. He added: "1 am 'tl ear old and hare wlta and tx children ' In reply to 4utica by John D. Mowers, hla chief ceuaael. n told la a firm clear voice the story of hi parly life. Then he sketubed hla Po litical carr. He told of hat appoint, ment on the clvtt service ooinmiaalon. to th office of pullce commiwsiener of " voi a. and aaalataat secretary of the navy. He tine told of organttlsg with Ceaeral Wood the Roach Htdrr roglment to participate In th wait wlin Spain. names changed hut seat ao he could watch hi opponent while h waa tell ing of th work of th Hough (ttder IB Cuba. Ivlnt, Darne' attorney, objected to this line of teettmony, and Bowers aald he was trying to show Just wh the wltnea waa. The wltnea then described hut am engagement with the Hpanlah asd I vlna axaln oojeotad. Tit court did nut rue und Colonel Rpevit .con tinued: "When we moved toward Hantf- "I object to lhat," said iving. "What difference ,i. . n mak, whare he moved ? I want to shorten iblg trial aa much aa possible." Juetlv Andrews aald tha witness had l-etler conOn hlmaelf lo the laeue. Bower, however, continued tat question thu tolonel about Mpanlah war mattere. Later the eolu.iel aald: "I as elected governor of MW Vers in 111. Then 1 became. Has president. 1 became president whoa Preldnt UcKlnUy died from a gun ahol wound. At the lint President MuKlnley wh ihot I waa In Vermont, f went to ituiValn and stared there Ing ome time. LAUI I left and waa with my family when President McKtnley dld." Cuming down io the Urns when he left lor Africa, Colonel llooaevci' ahetched hla movementa for th ben efit of the jury, ritnuo hi return, ho aald, he had been bust, r-rlilng and lhat at time "I was busy with P' Ities." "I have been." he sent on. "a cli me n of New Yorh all pay lite. I have always llvsd la Nw York City o yatr Hay, when, J first voted. '1 do not remember Just where I first met Mr. Harass, but I think It waa during my campaign fur governor. I aa Introduced to htm by the chair man of eome committee in Mew Vora. "Later In Albany I saw htm many time. Iii is 1 had a BUreer of ..inferences with him. t had mora aith him than with any other vf tha i, ,, bis exeep; afr. Wait and Mr. i Hell. "Wo had many polttlcaJ dlacusatona. Kor the moat part they were In regard to the relations between myself and the leaders of th Republloan organi sation, particularly Hsnator Plait. There were certain Isauea between ua ivi). Plait wa known ag tha bobs of the organisation 'h!ch controlled the majority of the Itvpuhllcun member tne added that h also dar- lecutlr . lion with lt.tr ,. .. mi talk lo Harnea aheut eansl it any time?" tbjeited to tha queatlon on nd that it was incompetent evant Re w upheld, inn discus th propose 1 nan Iv on hL: feet In an 'Patent siih an onjei lion. Justice Andrews nld II appeared Inm that th da rense had a right to prows, f pusslM, ihat there existed beteen huaiueea and polttice a corrupt aUUae. or that i hew wa on between Barnes andt "If thee thing can ke proved. " MosMVMMesvswwea, i i.niinBwd on t'ago Two.)